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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  10 June 1998 (France)
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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Vincey Sauris
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Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
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Emile Pillsbury
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Robin Moon
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Megan Pillsbury
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Tara Ricotto
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Alicia Pillsbury
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Sarina Classer
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Auntie Mahalia
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Javi Rogero
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Gus Rogero
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Dwight Bergman
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Marcia Fu
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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10 June 1998 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex!  »

Box Office

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$269,167 (USA) (30 April 1999)

Gross:

$452,654 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Paul Winfield was recommended for the role of Auntie Mahalia by his friend Mitchell Anderson. See more »

Quotes

Megan Pillsbury: Could we may be not talk about Sarina for five minutes, please?
Alicia Pillsbury: You don't real have to be so testy, dear. After all, you did live together for a very long time....
Megan Pillsbury: For god's sake, mother. Anyone else's parents would be thrilled their daughter was out of a lesbian relationship and seriously seeing a man. A handsome successful good man at that. But you two, you just carry on!
Alicia Pillsbury: [to Jared] She always was the testy one! Um ha ha!
Emile Pillsbury: [in a low voice] Alicia, I think it's enough.
Alicia Pillsbury: No, it's time for honesty ...
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Written by Bonnie Warren & Anthony Newett
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Lousy title...great movie
26 April 1999 | by (Boston MA) – See all my reviews

This could have been a shallow by-the-numbers movie about gay, lesbian and straight friends in LA, but it wasn't. The characters and situations are realistic, all the acting was good and the movie doesn't shy away from showing male-male sex scenes (which is why it's unrated). The movie isn't perfect. It isn't as funny as it could be and some scenes don't play out at all or play out too long. Still, when was the last time we had a movie that dealt honestly and explicitly with gay men without desexing them or turning it into innocuous comedy (like "Jeffrey"). A really good film.


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